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World Youth Day

A moment of the evening vigil with pilgrims participating in the World Youth Day 2016 at the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland.

A moment of the evening vigil with pilgrims participating in the World Youth Day 2016 at the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland.

Our Lady at the heart of 2017 WYD message

21/03/2017 11:15

Pope Francis in his message for diocesan World Youth Day, which takes place on Palm Sunday, tells young people the Church and society needs their courage, dreams and ideals”.

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass for World Youth Day, 2016

Pope Francis celebrates the closing Mass for World Youth Day, 2016. On Tuesday, the Vatican announced the themes for upcoming World Youth Days.

Vatican announces themes for upcoming World Youth Days

22/11/2016 11:49

The Dicastery for Laity, the Family, and Life issued a communiqué on Tuesday listing the themes for the next three World Youth Days (WYD).

 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in Poland

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in Poland

Vatican Weekend for July 30, 2016

30/07/2016 19:13

 Vatican Weekend for July 30, 2016 features the first days of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Poland where he has travelled both to be with the people there, and to participate in the 31st World Youth Day.

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Priest hopes youth who visit Auschwitz will build the future

29/07/2016 10:30

With Pope Francis visiting Auschwitz on Friday, many World Youth Day pilgrims have also been paying a visit to the Nazi concentration camp.

Celtic cross in Cashel, Ireland. Cashel is reputed to be the site of the conversion of the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century.

Celtic cross in Cashel, Ireland. Cashel is reputed to be the site of the conversion of the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century.

New Evangelisation in Ireland: how to be a non-ghetto, creative minority

21/07/2016 16:29

At the third Evangelium Conference in Maynooth, Ireland, Bishop Cullinan explained in depth what Pope Benedict meant by “the creative minority”, and gave encouraging words on the New Evangelisation in Ireland.